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  • I presume you shall have remembered what I will have taught you on that head?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I presume, my lord, we shall receive the usual witnesses' fees, shan't we?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I don't mean to presume to dictate to you in the slightest degree but why did you leave your father's house?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And if ever after he dared to presume she could give him one look of measured scorn that would make him shrivel up on the spot.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • óLet me, said he, so far presume upon our acquaintance which, however slight it may appear if judged by the standard of mere time, is founded, as I hope and believe, on a sentiment of mutual esteem as to request of you this favour.  (not reviewed by editor)

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